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Are your students struggling with prepositional parts of speech? This pack contains many differentiated activities you can use to teach prepositions and their use in everyday life.


Use the flashcards for one-to-one work with students or let them get hands-on with the play dough and playmats in your Literacy Centers. Use the worksheets as homework or distance education activities or use them as assessment pieces. The student book will help your students understand and contextualise these key parts of speech. Use the enclosed PowerPoint as a warm-up activity for your geography or maths lesson.


This easy-to-use packet includes:

  • 20 color prepositional flashcards
  • 6 page student booklet
  • 3 fill-in-the-blank worksheets
  • 7 cut and paste sentence activity sheets
  • 4 playmats for one-on-one positional work
  • PowerPoint for whole-class discussion


Prepositions included are:

✔ above

✔ across

✔ against

✔ around

✔ behind

✔ beside

✔ between

✔ down

✔ far from

✔ in front

✔ inside

✔ near

✔ off

✔ on

✔ through

✔ towards

✔ outside

✔ over

✔ under

✔ up

Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases Parts of Speech

  • File Info

    PDF and PowerPoint Zipped 35 pages

  • ACARA Alignment


    Location and transformation

    • Describe position and movement (ACMMG010)

    • interpreting the everyday language of location and direction, such as ‘between’, ‘near’, ‘next to’, ‘forward’, ‘toward’.

    • following and giving simple directions to guide a friend around an obstacle path and vice versa.

    YEAR 1 – Maths

    Location and transformation

    • give and follow directions to familiar locations

    • understanding that people need to give and follow directions to and from a place, and that this involves turns, direction and distance.

    • understanding the meaning and importance of words such as ‘clockwise’, ‘anticlockwise’, ‘forward’ and ‘under’ when giving and following directions.

    • interpreting and following directions around familiar locations.

    YEAR 1 – HASS

    •They represent the location of different places and their features on labelled maps and present findings in a range of texts and use everyday language to describe direction and location.

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